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Art Appreciation Course

Thursdays 2 February - 9 March 2023,  2-4pm

Irish and International Art from 1980s to today with Jessica Fahy. Irish and International Art from 1980s to today with Jessica Fahy. This six weeks art appreciation course led by art historian Jessica Fahy will explore exciting developments taking place in art in Ireland and internationally during the last four decades. These illustrated talks will focus on the artistic practice of a variety of artists, their work and influences along with the role, for example, collectors, biennale and other influences have played.  Fee: €75.  Includes tea/coffee during the break. Advanced booking via Eventrbrite required here



Avenues into Modern & Contemporary Art
Course co-ordinated by Jessica O’Donnell

Dates: Saturday 15 October 2022– Saturday 29 April 2023 (excl. Bank Holiday 29 October; 24, 31 Dec, 18 March, 8 April)

This series of illustrated art history lectures will look at the diverse range of influences, subject matter and artistic movements explored by some of the most innovative artists from the 19th to the 21st centuries. Throughout the course, temporary exhibitions such as Bones in the Attic and others will also be examined alongside works from the permanent collection. These illustrated lectures will offer the opportunity for exploring engaging and wide-ranging themes from art history to contemporary visual art practice, to wider societal concerns explored by artists nationally and internationally.

Time: 11am – Noon

Fee: €135, places are booked by emailing  JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING